Let’s face it, there is little fame or fortune for the bodyguard plying his trade year end and year out. But that is not why most people become bodyguards in the first place. He is basically a behind the scenes operative, however always within arm’s reach of the principal. The general public has no clue what it takes to be a successful bodyguard in today’s industry. It’s no longer about the man with the burly muscles, brute strength and few words.